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Fallstudien zu gebietsfremden Arten in Deutschland

Case Studies on Alien Species in Germany


Fallstudien zu gebietsfremden Arten in Deutschland gemäß Beschluss-/Abschnittsnr. V/8 und V/19 der 5. Vertragsstaaten-konferenz des Übereinkommens über die biologische Vielfaltread more

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Chemicals, Water

Quality Targets for Active Ingredients of Pesticides to Protect Inland Surface Waters


Quality targets are reference values and guidelines with regard to a particular protected asset and serve as a benchmark for the quality of surface waters. After quality targets had previously been determined for 28 industrial chemcials and 7 heavy metals, this new publication now describes the derivation of quality targets for 35 active ingredients of pesticides with regard to aquatic communities...read more

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Economy | Consumption

Life Cycle Assessments for Graphic Papers

Environmental comparison of recycling and disposal processes for used graphic paper, and of paper products for newspaper and magazine publishing and for photocopying


Using the LCA instrument the FEA research project 'LCA for Graphic Papers' answers key questions about the production and optimisation of graphic papes and the products manufactured with them.read more

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Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Annual Report 2001 - Federal Environmental Agency


There is often talk that environmental protection is no longer an issue of public debate. I believe that this is exaggerated. Unemployment or domestic security may certainly be more topical than environmental protection. However, debates on future energy and agricultural policy, ecological tax reform, genetic engineering, mandatory deposits on bottles, the HGV toll and sustainable development show...read more

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Water

The Ecosystem Approach of the Convention on Biological Diversity

German Case Study on the lessons learned from the Project "Ecosystem Research Wadden Sea"


It has increasingly become accepted in recent years that ecosystems can only be managed sensibly if they are perceived and protected in their entirety. To this end, 12 principles for an ecosystem approach and 5 points of operational guidance have been elaborated in the framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity. They have not been applied to a marine ecosystem as yet. The “Ecosystem Resea...read more

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Transport

Determination of rolling noise and rolling-resistance coefficients and conduct of wet-surface brake tests on utility-vehicle tires


Tires for commercial vehicles are optimized to be both fuel efficient and long lasting. A low noise design provides generally little incentive to buy. The noise reduction potential of tires for commercial vehicles is not sufficiently used as the comprehensive test of 32 tires shows.read more

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